A 17-year-old pedestrian was hit by a car and seriously injured in San Diego’s Lincoln Park area on Wednesday afternoon.
Police say the teenager was struck just after 3 p.m. at South 47th Street and Franklin Avenue.
Investigators say the teen stepped into the street in front of a car that was slowing down and then walked into the path of an SUV in another lane.
The side mirror of the SUV struck the teen, knocking him to the ground, police said.
The teen was transported to Rady Children’s Hospital with serious head trauma.
The 40-year-old driver of the car remained at the scene and cooperated with authorities. The driver was not injured, and police say alcohol did not play a factor in the collision.
The investigation is ongoing. Check back for updates.